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Sujat Sen

Assistant Professor
Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Specialty area(s)

Electrochemistry & Materials Science 

Brief biography

​Dr. Sujat Sen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin Lacrosse, Wisconsin (UWL). He currently teaches the introductory level General Chemistry (CHM104) course as well as an upper level, Chemistry of Materials (CHM322) course. He also leads a research group for undergraduate students exploring novel materials for energy-related applications such as batteries and fuel cells. 

Prior to UWL, he completed postdoctoral appointments in the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT, and in the Energy Systems Division at Argonne National Lab. He earned his PhD and MS degrees in Chemistry from Brown University and the University of Reading respectively.  

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Current courses at UWL

General Chemistry - Part II - CHM 104 

Instrumental Chemistry - CHM 441 

Chemistry of Materials - CHM322

Education

Ph.D. Chemistry, Brown University, RI, 2014

MS Polymer Chemistry, University of Reading, U.K.

B.Sc. (Honors) Chemistry, St.Stephen's College, Delhi, India 

Career

Teaching history

Kaufman Certification in Teaching, MIT,

Professional history

Postdoctoral Appointee, Energy Systems Division, Argonne National Lab, 

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 

Research and publishing

Selected Works (* indicates undergraduate author): 

  1. S. Sen, E. Moazzen, S. Acuna, E. Draxler*, C. U. Segre and E.V. Timofeeva, “Nickel Hydroxide Nanofluid Cathodes with High Solid Loadings and Low Viscosity for Energy Storage Applications”, Energies, 2022, 15(13), 4728. 
  2. L. Fuller*, J. Martin*, Y. Ma*, S. King and S. Sen, “Control of Texture and Morphology of Zinc Films through Pulsed Methods from Additive-Free Electrolytes”, 6, 22, pp.5426 - 5434, ChemistrySelect, 2021
  3. Sen, S., Leonard, M., Skinn, B., Hall, T., Inman, M., Taylor, E.J. and Brushett, F.R. (2018), Pulsed Electrodeposition of Novel Copper Nanostructures for CO2 Reduction to Hydrocarbons, MRS Advances,  3, 23, 2018, 1277 - 1284
  4. Sen, S., Moazzen, E., Chow, C.M.*, Katsoudas, J., Singh, D., Timofeeva, E.V., and Segre, C., (2017) Electroactive Nanofluids with High Solid Loading and Low Viscosity for Rechargeable Redox Flow Batteries, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 47, 5, pp. 593-605
  5. Sen, S., Govindarajan, V*., Pelliccione, C., Wang, J., Miller, D.J., and Timofeeva, E.V. (2015) Surface modification approach to TiO2 nanofluids with high particle concentration, low viscosity and electrochemical activity", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 37, pp 20538–20547
  6. S. Sen, S. Kim, S. Jin*, L. Palmore*, N. Jadhav, E. Chason, G. T. R. Palmore, “In Situ Measurement of Voltage-Induced Stress in Conducting Polymers with Redox-Active Dopants”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces,. 2016, 8 (36), pp 24168–24176
  7. Sen, S., Liu, D., Palmore, G.T.R, (2014), Electrochemical reduction of CO2 at copper nanofoams”, ACS Catalysis, 4, 16, pp. 3091-3095
  8. S. Sen, J.  Saraidaridis*, S. Y. Kim, G. T. R. Palmore, “Viologens as charge carriers in a polymer-based battery anode”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5 (16), pp7825-7830

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Kudos

published

Sujat Sen, Chemistry & Biochemistry, authored the article "Grazing incidence X-Ray diffraction: identifying the dominant facet in copper foams that electrocatalyze the reduction of carbon dioxide to formate" in Nanoscale published on Friday, Sept. 2 by Royal Society of Chemistry .

Submitted on: Sept. 2

 

awarded

Sujat Sen, Chemistry & Biochemistry, received the award for Collaborative Research from National Science Foundation for the project "An Engineering Design Approach for the Tandem Catalysis of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) using Nanoporous Bi-layer Structures." As part of the collaborative research effort, students from UWL will visit Purdue and learn state-of-the-art experimental techniques in thin film deposition. Sen is the lead PI on this grant between UWL and Purdue that have been collectively awarded $425,000 over the next three years.

Submitted on: Aug. 30

 

published

Sujat Sen, Chemistry & Biochemistry, authored the article "Nickel Hydroxide Nanofluid Cathodes with High Solid Loadings and Low Viscosity for Energy Storage Applications " in Energies published on Tuesday, June 28 by MDPI. This research was part of an externally funded, industry sponsored effort in collaboration with Influit Energy LLC (https://www.influitenergy.com/). UWL student co-authors include Evan Draxler.

Submitted on: June 28

 

published

Sujat Sen, Chemistry & Biochemistry and Seth King, Physics, co-authored the article "Control of Texture and Morphology of Zinc Films through Pulsed Methods from Additive-Free Electrolytes" in ChemistrySelect published on May 25 by European Chemical Society Publishing (Wiley). Student co-authors include Lee Fuller, Jason Martin and Yuanman Ma.

Submitted on: June 11, 2021

 

published

Sujat Sen, Chemistry & Biochemistry, authored the article "Electroreduction of carbon dioxide to formate at high current densities using tin and tin oxide gas diffusion electrodes" in "Journal of Applied Electrochemistry" published on July 24, 2019 by Springer.

Submitted on: July 25, 2019